Traditional Culture & FestivalsTraditional Culture & Festivals Fukui Prefecture has many temples and shrines as well as ruins and remains which tell us its long history and the changes in nature. You may learn how to visit and worship Shinto shrines in the traditional manners or experience the “Spirit of Zen” through Zazen (Zen meditation) and Shakyo (practice of sutra copying). You could also visit 450-years-old-or-so ruins of Sengoku period (Age of Civil War) in Samurai or princess costume, an original way to experience Japanese culture!

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